measles virus vaccine


A vaccine containing live attenuated strains of measles virus prepared in chick embryo cell cultures and used to immunize against measles.

Nearby words

  1. measle,
  2. measled,
  3. measles,
  4. measles immune globulin,
  5. measles virus,
  6. measles, mumps, rubella vaccine,
  7. measly,
  8. measurability,
  9. measurable,
  10. measure

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